The first volume of Black Library’s revitalised Inferno! anthology series is now available. Packed full of tales, from the dark reaches of the 41st Millennium to the shadowed forests of the Old World, it includes two never-before seen stories by me, including a new tale of Zavant Konniger. Continue reading “Twenty Years in the Making”
18thWall Productions’ newest anthology, Silver Screen Sleuths is now available. It includes “Green Hell, Red Murder”, a story by me, which finds Vincent Price attempting to solve a murder on the set of the 1940 anti-classic Green Hell. Continue reading “Green Hell, Red Murder”
I’ve posted a new story for patrons over at my Patreon today. “La Chauve-Souris” is a science-fiction story of sorts – it’s also a monster story, and maybe slightly Lovecraftian? – and one that went in a weird direction. Originally, I conceived of it as a detective story, but that’s not how it turned out. Continue reading “Wings of the Bat”
I’m pleased to say that my tale of comedic horror, “Bruno J. Lampini and the Boots of Frankenstein”, will appear in the sixth issue of The Audient Void: A Journal of Weird Fiction and Dark Fantasy.
Bruno J. Lampini is a character I’ve been wanting to introduce for awhile. He’s a sort of eldritch spiv – a dealer in arcane artefacts, buying and selling them for well-paying (mostly) clients. The character’s name was inspired by George Zucco’s character in House of Frankenstein (1944), the unfortunate ‘Professor Lampini’. Lampini’s world is also inspired by Universal’s monster movies – a sort of monochrome take on the 1930’s, complete with random storms, fog and dodgy accents.
I hope to do more stories featuring the character, if I get the time. I’ve even got some ideas lined up. What do you think of “Bruno J. Lampini and the Bones of Dracula”? Or what about “Bruno J. Lampini and the Hair of the Werewolf”?
It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about what I’ve got coming out. I figured I should probably rectify that, it being my job and all. Continue reading “Coming Attractions 2018”